Tag: Garden Tools

Fall Garden Cleanup

Fall Garden Cleanup
I’ve been taking advantage of the decent weather in Chicago to do some garden cleanup. Having your typical postage-sized urban garden makes the cleaning up of the garden easy, but it comes with its unique set of complications. Besides the dying plant stems, fallen leaves and weeds, I often have to contend with a lot... Read more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show: Marketplace

The Chicago Flower and Garden Show this year is filled with inspiration for gardeners who like themed gardens, but it also hold some special shopping opportunities for us urban gardeners and people who garden in small spaces and lovers of unusual plants.  The D. Landreth Seed Company: creators the African-American Heritage Collection of vegetable garden seeds has a large... Read more »

Garden Tools and Plants at Independent Garden Center Show

The last post about the Independent Garden Center Show here at Chicago Garden. Garden pots outnumbered plants and a tools at the show, but I spotted a few that I liked.  Echinacea ‘Mac N Cheese’ and Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’ pictured above. Anyone else hungry? I’m told that in Chicago they will be (or already are)... Read more »